- Category : Politics-Heads-of-state
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 1
Romanian politician, an indestructible dictator for 24 years and one of history's mass murderers. The son of a shoemaker, Ceausescu had a limited educated before he joined the Communist army fighting against fascists. Captured, he spent several years in prison before assembling the coup that won him the nation's highest office in 1965.
The week before Christmas 1989, he ordered a massacre in Timisoara. Bucharest erupted in a furious revolution and Ceausescu and his wife were captured by enemy forces. Tried in secret, they were swiftly executed on 12/25/1989, Tirgoviste.